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John Connell-Workers’ Comp Spring Update

By Heidi Culbertson

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February 22, 2019  

March 2019 Workers’ Compensation Spring Update

John Connell, Of Counsel with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, is on the faculty for the Workers’ Compensation Spring Update for 2019. This annual seminar, which will be presented live on March 22nd, and by webcast, will feature Pre-Litigation and Litigation Tracks. The program is co-sponsored by the Colorado Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section, and by the Colorado Bar Association Continuing Legal Education. The CBA-CLE is the nonprofit education arm of the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association. These organizations produce high-quality continuing legal education programs and legal publications at competitive prices.

Program Description: 

Workers’ compensation is a technical area of the law and has many rules that are ever-changing. One of the best ways for attorneys to stay at the top of their fields is to attend the insightful presentations at the Colorado Bar Association CLE Workers’ Compensation Spring Update.

Workers’ Compensation:

Workers’ compensation is a social safety net that states began setting up decades ago as a way to protect both employers and employees when someone gets hurt on the job. In most cases, Colorado employees can file a workers’ compensation claim after an accident job leaves them injured. But there is a long and winding road between that initial claim and earning full benefits. Burg Simpson Colorado workers’ compensation attorney can help navigate that road.

John Connell, Of Counsel:

Mr. Connell focuses his practice on Colorado Workers’ Compensation claims and cases involving personal injury. Mr. Connell is a respected and experienced lawyer with more than 30 years of experience in the field. Mr. Connell has successfully handled thousands of claims on behalf of his clients.

Avvo has awarded Mr. Connell with the highest rating of Superb (10.0), the highest attainable rating, and has ranked him in the top two contributing Workers’ Compensation attorneys in the country. Mr. Connell has been named a National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Attorney for the state of Colorado and is the immediate past President of the Workers’ Compensation Education Association. John Connell was selected to Best Lawyers in America in 2018 and 2019, and has a distinguished rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

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